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Vietnam Airlines aircraft. Photo: Vietnam Photography / Shutterstock.com.
27 Aug 2014
A quarter of Vietnam’s trade by value is shipped by air, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects the country to be the world’s fastest-growing air cargo market over the next three years, expanding at 6.6 percent a year.
The price for air freight per kilogram on the spot market rose 0.8 percent to $3.32 in July
26 Aug 2014
Air freight pricing is stable for the moment, but with the holiday season on the horizon Drewry is predicting prices will shoot up in coming months.
20 Aug 2014
There are increasing signs that an Icelandic volcano could erupt, potentially disrupting shippers transporting goods via the freighters and in the bellies of passenger planes — much like an eruption on the island did in 2010.
18 Aug 2014
Shippers transporting goods via freighters and in the bellies of passenger planes flying in the northern European are closely watching an Iceland volcano, as many recall how a 2010 eruption on the island seriously disrupted shipments for days.
14 Aug 2014
Cathay Pacific’s strong start to the year continued into July when robust growth in its air freight tonnage ou
13 Aug 2014
Hong Kong-flag carrier Cathay Pacific reported today that its group profit skyrocketed more than 14-fold in the first half of 2014 from a year earlier...
Airplane taking off
13 Aug 2014
Air freight rates are steadily climbing as demand creeps upward, leaving airline heads optimistic about the second half of 2014.
Alitalia plane
11 Aug 2014
Etihad Airways plans to revive and expand Alitalia’s dormant cargo business after acquiring a 49 percent stake in the per
Air cargo inside a freighter
05 Aug 2014
The growth in global air cargo traffic slowed in June as a strong performance by Asia-Pacific and Middle East carriers was offset by declines in Europe and North and South America, according to the International Air Transport Association.
Lobster
04 Aug 2014
An increasing Asian appetite for live lobster is being met with a weekly shipment of live lobsters from Nova Scotia to South Korea.